Numerous ideas and options help improve mental health. Above all, the strongest options involve interacting with other people. Caregivers encourage those they care for to talk about family, friends, or even people in their neighborhood. The discussion helps them feel connected to the outside world.Read More
People who had mentally challenging jobs when they were part of the workforce have a lower chance of suffering mental decline while on the job and after retiring, according a study recently published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.Read More
Tongue twisters are funny to say and can create an entertaining moment when the words get messed up. As it turns out, they may also help with continued successful brain function in older adults.Read More
Having an older relative who is perpetually in a bad mood and resistant to assistance is one of the greatest challenges facing family caregivers. It may seem impossible to improve his or her mental well-being, but recognizing what could be the root source of his or her poor attitude could help make the caregiving process a bit easier, and also improve overall health.Read More
Keeping your brain on top of its game and healthy is important for aging adults. While at-home senior care can help with incorporating the right foods into you or your loved one's diet, it's good to know what foods will benefit the brain.Read More
Staying physically active later in life is a cornerstone of healthy aging, and a new study suggests that older adults can reap considerable cognitive benefits. Researchers from the University of Otago in New Zealand found a distinct correlation between aerobic activity and an improvement in certain areas of brain function.
An estimated 5 million people have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia today. By 2050, a projected 16 million people will have these diseases. This is a big concern for many people as they age. One of the best ways to prevent memory loss is keep an active mind. Protecting your “Brain Health” is one way to slow down or prevent memory loss.